Install XRT Pre-requests on Deployment Server¶
XRT requires EPEL to install dependencies during installation process. Please use the folloing steps to install EPEL on your system if it hasn’t been installed.
If it’s on the XRT build server, EPEL should have been installed by
xrtdeps.sh. This step can be skipped.
Steps for RHEL 7.x:
sudo yum-config-manager --enable rhel-7-server-optional-rpms sudo yum install -y https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
Steps for RHEL 8.x:
sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "codeready-builder-for-rhel-8-x86_64-rpms" sudo yum install -y https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
Steps for CENTOS 7.x:
yum install -y https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
Steps for CENTOS 8.x:
yum config-manager --set-enabled PowerTools yum install -y https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm yum config-manager --set-enabled AppStream
Install XRT Software Stack¶
After XRT installation packages (DEB or RPM) are downloaded from Xilinx website or built from source, please install it with the following command
Steps for RHEL/CentOS:
sudo yum install xrt_<version>.rpm
Steps for Ubuntu:
sudo apt install xrt_<version>.deb
Steps to reinstall XRT on RHEL/CentOS:
sudo yum reinstall ./xrt_<version>.rpm
Steps to reinstall XRT on Ubuntu:
sudo apt install --reinstall ./xrt_<version>.deb
If the XRT package is built locally, please make sure ERT firmware
sched*.binis built properly during build process and installed to
/lib/firmware/xilinxafter running the XRT installation command.
Secure boot enabled machines: Need to configure system to properly load DKMS modules. Please follow method-1 from following page. You do not need to disable secure boot. First time DKMS compiles XRT (or any other third party) driver it will generate a MOK key that needs to be registered with BIOS.